About us

 

SCI

 

Since the opening of the Seedcare Institute (SCI) in Brits in 2014, Syngenta Seedcare has delivered on the promises made. This centre of excellence boasts a team of experts comprising two entomologists, a nematologist, and soil health specialist, an agricultural economist as well as various other specialists in their respective fields. 

The team prides itself on the advice and support they offer to customers and partners across Africa enabling them to apply Syngenta Seedcare products safely and effectively to their seed. ​ Backed by global research and development, the team excels in recipe development, application technology, quality assessment, engineering advice and training. 

The Seedcare Institute offers an industry-leading product portfolio. The three-pillar offer is based on Products, Application and Services and through P.A.S delivers value to all customers BEYOND SEED PROTECTION. ​

Our Story

The Syngenta Seedcare team is much more than only a dedicated team of professionals working together to unlock the potential of your seed. As a coherent team, we are passionately focusing on delivering value beyond seed protection. With our comprehensive technology and our expertise, we want to exceed our customers’ expectations.

We are a small family of passionate, kind, and talented people who love what we do, believe in collaboration, and strive to bring the potential that lies dormant in each seed to life.

The Seedcare Team
Stefan van Zyl

Stefan van Zyl

Seedcare Business Manager

Driekie Fourie

Driekie Fourie

Technical Product Lead
Elrine

Elrine Strydom

Technical Specialist
Wayne Janse van Rensburg

Wayne Jansen van Rensburg

Seedcare Technology Manager

Yolandi Furniss

Yolandi Furniss

Marketing Lead
Rounel Ramsander

Rounel Ramsander

Biological and Quality Assessment Lead: Seedcare Technology​
Jedd Govender

Jedd Govender

Lab Analyst: Seedcare Institute